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UN vote on Syria delayed until Thursday

July 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov points as he waits for the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. The UN and Arab League envoy to the Syrian crisis has begun his meeting with the Russian president by saying that Syria is at [&hellip...

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Attack on Israeli tourist bus in Bulgaria kills 7

July 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Unidentified Israeli tourist is helped as she arrives to Bourgas hospital after a bus carrying Israeli tourists in the Bulgarian resort city of Bourgas exploded Wednesday, July 18, 2012, killing at least three people and wounding more than 20 others, police...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi plans trip to US in September

July 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi communicates on a cell phone at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Suu Kyi said she’ll travel to the United States in September to accept an award from an American...

Hamas now has monopoly on summer fun for Gaza kids

July 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Wednesday, July 11, 2012 photo, Palestinian boys play computer game at a summer camp run by Hamas inside a school in Al-Qarara near Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. Since taking over Gaza five years ago, Hamas has competed with a U.N. agency for the...

Reshuffle of N. Korea's military gains momentum

July 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sunday, April 15, 2012 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, waves as he walks past North Korean People’s Army senior officers, Vice Marshal and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Choe Ryong Hae, second...

2 Americans kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai are freed

July 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 1985 file photo, St. Catherine the highest mountain in the biblical land of Sinai, overlooking a 1,450-years old monastery in Egypt. Egyptian security officials said Monday that they will not give in to the demands of a Bedouin...

Syrian rebels push war into capital Damascus

July 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, meets U.N. special envoy Kofi Annan, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, July 16, 2012. Annan arrived to Moscow to discuss the Syria crisis with Russian leaders. (AP Photo, Pool) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels fired...

Mideast peace slips to second billing for US

July 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talk in Jerusalem, Israel, Monday, July 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowshi, Pool) JERUSALEM (AP) — Mideast peace, America’s defining issue for decades of...

N. Korean media: Army chief relieved of all posts

July 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sunday, April 15, 2012, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, looks over at North Korean People’s Army senior officers, Vice Marshal and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Choe Ryong Hae, center, and Vice Marshal and...

Clinton's calls fall flat in Egypt political fight

July 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton plays a game by GamesBound, who make educational games for children, during a meeting with local entrepreneurs at the US Embassy July 15, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Clinton promised Egyptian officials that the U.S....